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55. Sorry, disagree. Kamala's problem is the increasingly fascistic RW.
Wed Dec 4, 2019, 09:37 AM
Dec 2019

The growing very dangerous threat from increasingly mean and lawless people willing to destroy democracy and de-power the vote to get their way.

What's happened to many great candidates makes perfect sense if electability is ruling this time. That's especially true among minority voters who face potential loss of all gains over the past several decades. They're already feeling the effects of courts increasingly being packed with authoritarian RW bigots and religious ideologues. Women's and LGBTQ rights are also threatened, and women alone are half of AA after all.

VP Biden was already far out ahead of everyone, and already well liked by many AA, before he even entered the race, and he's stayed there. My guess is Senator Harris's only chance was to magically come from way behind to soar out ahead of Biden, or at least strongly challenge, and stay there.

Same for Booker and all the other redoubtable, dynamic candidates whose calls have gone unanswered by the electorate because they weren't able to prove electability up front. This time.

And all the other reasons being cited are secondary at best to recognition by people who have both feet on the ground that we are living in very dangerous times.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
... NurseJackie Dec 2019 #1
. TidalWave46 Dec 2019 #8
Sorry, disagree. Kamala's problem is the increasingly fascistic RW. Hortensis Dec 2019 #55
She is out of the race so therefore DURHAM D Dec 2019 #2
and what does the candidate have to do with the OP's opinion? nt msongs Dec 2019 #4
Right. Tell me ! pangaia Dec 2019 #10
How mature. phleshdef Dec 2019 #16
Geeesh! Raine Dec 2019 #17
the op is not "piling on" rampartc Dec 2019 #51
This is not inconvenient. This is analysis ismnotwasm Dec 2019 #3
She just wasn't that interesting of a candidate madville Dec 2019 #5
Absolutely none of that is true mcar Dec 2019 #22
White identity politics is what defines America. radius777 Dec 2019 #44
+1000 BuffaloJackalope Dec 2019 #6
Because sexism/racism are often blamed because the person has no control over either. oldsoftie Dec 2019 #9
Exactly! nt Raine Dec 2019 #18
Yes squirecam Dec 2019 #30
None of the candidates of color are at the top, radius777 Dec 2019 #45
But every poll including her shows Michelle Obama beating the socks off of trump. oldsoftie Dec 2019 #49
but the Obamas are political rockstars, radius777 Dec 2019 #53
Her "problem" with black support is that a plurality went to Biden wellst0nev0ter Dec 2019 #46
They don't WANT to, IMO. blm Dec 2019 #11
The media has attacked Biden relentlessly...so not true...voters can look at EC maps and see what Demsrule86 Dec 2019 #29
She ran a terrible campaign. The Valley Below Dec 2019 #15
Exactly Andy823 Dec 2019 #19
All sounds true to me bucolic_frolic Dec 2019 #7
I think your third point is far and away the most important. The Mouth Dec 2019 #12
Paragraph four Wellstone ruled Dec 2019 #13
She ran a poor campaign left-of-center2012 Dec 2019 #14
A problem with being identified with a candidate in this forum, TomSlick Dec 2019 #20
Is this necessary? mcar Dec 2019 #21
"No other candidate in the world ever had managerial problems, right?" brooklynite Dec 2019 #23
How nice for you mcar Dec 2019 #24
Yes, it makes my decision making a lot easier... brooklynite Dec 2019 #25
How nice for you mcar Dec 2019 #26
Well, it DOES sound nice! oldsoftie Dec 2019 #32
I hear you MustLoveBeagles Dec 2019 #31
Thank you! mcar Dec 2019 #33
Still, it's a loss. I'm sorry to see her go. The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2019 #27
Damn, could you at least have let the body get cold? bitterross Dec 2019 #28
I've seen plenty of alternative "reasons" posted as to why she failed, so I'll stick to reality... brooklynite Dec 2019 #35
You stick to the $$$ bottom line, that's your reality. n/t MerryBlooms Dec 2019 #38
If it makes you feel better, I don't think Bloomberg or Steyer will be our nominee. brooklynite Dec 2019 #39
Has Jack-Shit to do with what I said. $$$ your bottom line. N/T MerryBlooms Dec 2019 #40
And I said that the candidates with $$$ won't be the nominee. brooklynite Dec 2019 #42
Good grief, that's what you think this conversation is about? We're done, $$$. N/T MerryBlooms Dec 2019 #47
OK, so what the heck ARE you talking about, with the "$$$ " thing? LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #48
Ha! oldsoftie Dec 2019 #50
Sen. Harris would be a great spokesperson for whoever is our nominee. nt oasis Dec 2019 #34
She never recovered from Tulsi Gabbard gutting her on stage in the debate. Downhill since then. nt kelly1mm Dec 2019 #36
We will see MFM008 Dec 2019 #37
May be true but her big turning point was when she Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2019 #41
I thought at the time she made a huge mistake, having t-shirts already printed katmondoo Dec 2019 #58
So much of this is just pure and simple human nature Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2019 #59
This message was self-deleted by its author dalton99a Dec 2019 #43
Fair comments. OnDoutside Dec 2019 #52
You know, there are about 22 other candidates who are going to "lose" dawg day Dec 2019 #54
✔️ blm Dec 2019 #56
I seldom disagree with you but certainly do in this case. NO need to make these comments. riversedge Dec 2019 #57
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